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Physics 107

Introduction to Classical Physics

Physics 107 is a calculus-based introduction to Newtonian mechanics and electricity and magnetism.. Topics include kinematics and dynamics of motion, applications of Newton’s laws, energy, momentum, rotational motion, electric and magnetic fields and forces, and simple electric circuits. Laboratory experiments are performed in groups of two or three, and use video analysis and computer-based data acquisition and analysis to illustrate physics principles. Prerequisites or Corequisites: Mathematics 105.  Enrollment is limited to 72 per section. Normally offered every Fall Semester.

Course Schedule

Lecture

Lecture sections A and B meet in Room 204, Carnegie Science.

Sections:

A:  MWF 8:00 – 9:20 AM
B:  MWF 9:30 – 10:50 AM

Lab

All lab sections meet in Room 301, Carnegie Science

Sections:

1:  Mon  1:05 – 2:25 PM
2:  Mon  2:40 – 4:00 PM
3:  Tue  8:00 – 9:20 AM
4:  Tue  9:30-10:50 AM
5:  Tue  1:05 – 2:25 PM
6:  Tue  2:40 – 4:00 PM

PALS

PALS sessions announced via email

Meet the Folks Who Make It Happen

The Faculty

Lecture:

         Mark Semon
Office Hours:
Mon: 11:00 AM – noon
Wed: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Fri: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
or by appointment

Laboratory (sect 1, 2):

        Mike Durst
Office Hours:
Wed: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Fri: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Laboratory (sect 3, 4, 5, 6):

        Travis Gould
Office Hours:
Mon: 10:00 – noon
Tue: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

The Lab Instructor

      Mark Nordberg
Office Hours:
Wed 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Thu 2:00 – 3:00 PM

The PALS Leaders

Erin Curry
Jocelyn Hoye

The Lab TA’s

Lorenzo Bonacini
Jenny Chen
Peter Cole
Matt Comstock
Josephine Davis
Chris Guo
Peter Kreig
Rachel Pedersen

Course Information

General Information Uncertainty Information/Tutorial
Syllabus     1      2     3 Laboratory Policies
Homework Solutions and
Lab Handouts (via Lyceum)
Excel Tutorial
Experimental Uncertainty Review

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